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4 min ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Social Services Department moves to new home on Tri-View Ave in Sioux City

Woodbury County's Social Services department has a new home. It was a unanimous decision by the Woodbury Board of Supervisors to move the Social Services department from the basement of the county courthouse to a larger location on Tri-View Avenue earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Washington Times

Judge aims to establish veterans court in Iowa

District Judge Jeffrey Poulson knows that military veterans, many having served multiple tours of duty in recent wars, are entering Woodbury County's courtrooms in trouble.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Prison, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Flight 232 crash helped bring the funds to build the Security Institute in Sioux City

Saturday's blood drive was held at the Security Institute, a facility that was brought about because of the 232 crash.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Sioux City, IA, Iowa, Air Accidents

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Iowa Supreme Court Allows Argosy Casino to Stay Open for Now

THE IRGC PREVIOUSLY ORDERED THE CASINO TO CLOSE JULY 1ST, BUT POLK COUNTY JUDGE ELIZA OVRUM GRANTED TWO PREVIOUS STAYS, THE LATTER OF WHICH WAS SET TO EXPIRE AT MIDNIGHT OF JULY 22ND.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Survivors, victims' relatives visit Sioux City on 25th anniverary

This weekend is the 25th anniversary of the worst plane crash in Iowa history. United Airlines flight 2-32 went down in Sioux city, killing 1- hundred-11 people.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Air Accidents

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

River Cade Parade Route

IT'S THE 51ST RIVER CADE CELEBRATION AND COMMODORE PHIL CLAEYS SAYS THE PARADE ROUTE IS A LITTLE DIFFERENT THIS YEAR: BECAUSE OF THE PARADE, WATER STREET FROM 4TH UP TO 6TH STREET, DOUGLAS STREET FROM 3RD TO 5TH, AND 4TH STREET FROM WATER TO PEARL WILL BE CLOSED STARTING AT 4PM.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Woodbury County authorities on the hunt for work release escapee

Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old man who failed to return to the Sioux City work release facility.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Le Mars, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Plymouth County authorities investigating suspicious deaths

The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two people. Sheriff Mike Van Otterloo says the Plymouth County Communications Center received a 911 call just before 11:00pm Wednesday night regarding the welfare of two people.

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Related Topix: Plymouth County, IA, Iowa, Akron, IA

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Two Found Dead in Rural Akron Home

THE PLYMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL AROUND 10:45 WEDNESDAY NIGHT REGARDING TWO BODIES FOUND AT 17279 180TH STREET.

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Related Topix: Plymouth County, IA, Sioux City, IA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Woodbury County Makes Offer on Court Security Supervisory Position

A man who re-entered the United States illegally has been sentenced in federal court in Sioux City to 10 months' imprisonment.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

New security cameras for Woodbury County Jail

The bid allocates around $80,000 toward the cameras and more than $100,000 to increase the recording storage from six to 24 months.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto County, IA, Graettinger, IA, Le Mars, IA, Sioux City, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Supervisors hear options to fix Orton Slough drainage problems

The county's engineer says a drain that was build over 100 years ago, which leads to a 20-inch tile in the Orton Slough drainage district, isn't up to agricultural standards.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Palo Alto County, IA, Graettinger, IA, Le Mars, IA, Sioux City, IA

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

NW Iowa Combines Mental Health Services

Mental health and disability services across Iowa have gotten a makeover. As we first told you in May, four counties in Northwest Iowa have combined their services to form the Sioux Rivers Region Mental Health and Disability Services group.

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Related Topix: Rock Valley, IA

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

New Cameras Approved for Woodbury County Jail

THE COST OF THE 25 CAMERAS AND SERVER UPGRADE WAS WITHIN THE ALLOCATED BUDGET AND TOTALED JUST UNDER $186-THOUSAND DOLLARS.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Siouxland housing websites help renters find places to live

The Sioux City area is experiencing a housing crunch, but there are a few websites renters can use to help them find a place to live.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Police identify driver in Sioux City hit and run accident

Authorities say a pickup truck backed into Tom Venesky on Monday in the parking lot of Sarg's Mini Mart on Glenn Avenue.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

I-29 Traffic to Be Delayed Wednesday Night

TRAFFIC ON INTERSTATE 29 NORTH OF THE SGT. BLUFF INTERCHANGE AT EXIT 141 AND SOUTH OF THE FLOYD BOULEVARD INTERCHANGE AT EXIT 147 WILL BE STOPPED AT TIMES BETWEEN 7:30PM AND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Clovis Picks Whitaker for Campaign Manager

TWO REPUBLICAN RIVALS IN IOWA'S U.S. SENATE RACE HAVE NOW JOINED FORCES IN THE RACE FOR STATE TREASURER.

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KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Woodbury County Seeks Help for Flood Damaged Roads

COUNTY ENGINEER MARK NAHRA SAYS HE'S MET WITH BOTH FEMA AND THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION TO PROVIDE THEM WITH INFORMATION ON WHAT NEEDS TO BE FIXED: NAHRA SAYS HE ALSO PROVIDED INFORMATION TO FEMA AND THE STATE ON THE DAMAGE TO COUNTY ROADS FROM THE TORRENTIAL RAINS, WHICH IS SUBSTANTIAL : THE STATE HAS RECEIVED $750-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN ... (more)

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Woodbury Co. deputies to receive longevity pay

For many, salary may be a factor when they're deciding what career path to follow.

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